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ISBN: 9781552212356-01

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An Overview of Tax Law and Concepts

From: Income Tax Law, 2/e


Overview of the income tax system, including the judicial process to resolve disputes, policy objectives, and constitutional limits on the power to expropriate money for governmental purposes.



Vern Krishna

Vern Krishna, CM, QC, FRSC, FCGA, MCIArb, earned a B Comm (Manchester), MBA, LLB (Alberta), DCL (Cambridge) and LLM (Harvard). He is a professor at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. He is also of Counsel, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Executive Director of the Tax Research Centre at the University of Ottawa. Professor Krishna is a member of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society. He has been a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1991 and served as its Treasurer from 2001–03.